(Stib"ic) a. (Chem.) Antimonic; used with reference to certain compounds of antimony.
(Stib"i*co*nite) n. (Min.) A native oxide of antimony occurring in masses of a yellow color.
(Stib"ine) n. (Chem.) Antimony hydride, or hydrogen antimonide, a colorless gas produced by
the action of nascent hydrogen on antimony. It has a characteristic odor and burns with a characteristic
greenish flame. Formerly called also antimoniureted hydrogen.
(Stib"i*ous) a. (Chem.) Antimonious. [R.]
(||Stib"i*um) n. [L. stibium, stibi, Gr. .]
1. (Chem.) The technical name of antimony.
2. (Min.) Stibnite. [Obs.]
(Stib"nite) n. (Min.) A mineral of a lead-gray color and brilliant metallic luster, occurring in
prismatic crystals; sulphide of antimony; called also antimony glance, and gray antimony.
(Sti*bo"ni*um) n. (Chem.) The hypothetical radical SbH4, analogous to ammonium; called
(Stic*ca"do) n. [Cf. It. steccato a palisade.] (Mus.) An instrument consisting of small bars
of wood, flat at the bottom and rounded at the top, and resting on the edges of a kind of open box. They
are unequal in size, gradually increasing from the smallest to the largest, and are tuned to the diatonic
scale. The tones are produced by striking the pieces of wood with hard balls attached to flexible sticks.
(Stich) n. [Gr. sti`chos a row, line, akin to to go, march, E. sty, v.i.]
1. A verse, of whatever measure or number of feet.
2. A line in the Scriptures; specifically (Hebrew Scriptures), one of the rhythmic lines in the poetical
books and passages of the Old Treatment, as written in the oldest Hebrew manuscripts and in the Revised
Version of the English Bible.